CORPORATIONS ACT 2001

CHAPTER 7 - FINANCIAL SERVICES AND MARKETS  

PART 7.5 - COMPENSATION REGIMES FOR FINANCIAL MARKETS  

Division 4 - NGF Compensation regime  

Subdivision B - Claims for and payment of compensation  

SECTION 888H   CLAIMANT MAY APPLY TO COURT IF CLAIM DISALLOWED  

888H(1)   [ Court proceedings where claim disallowed]  

If the SEGC has disallowed a claim, the claimant may bring proceedings in the Court to establish the claim. The proceedings must be brought within 3 months of notice of the disallowance of the claim.

888H(2)   [ Court proceedings where delay in determining claim]  

If the SEGC has neither allowed nor disallowed a claim within a reasonable period after it was made, the claimant may bring proceedings in the Court to establish the claim.

888H(3)   [ Orders and directions]  

If, in proceedings under subsection (1) or (2), the Court is satisfied that the claim should be allowed, the Court:


(a) must, by order, make a declaration accordingly and direct the SEGC to allow the claim and deal with it in accordance with this Division; and


(b) may, at any time after the order is made, on application made (whether before or after the order is made) by the claimant or the SEGC, give such directions relating to the claim as the Court thinks just and reasonable.

888H(4)   [ Costs]  

In proceedings to establish a claim, all questions of costs are in the discretion of the Court.


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